French Creek

The combined efforts of local eagle lovers, land holders, regional governments and First Nations have raised funding for the purchase and protection of an eagle sanctuary in French Creek.
During this time period the Oceanside RCMP received 260 complaints, including reports of Canada Post boxes being vandalized in Parksville, Nanoose Bay, Qualicum Beach and French Creek. It is unknown how much, if any, mail was stolen.
Marilyn Johnson made the $30,000 contribution to the BC Parks Foundation in memory of her late husband to create a 23-acre eagle sanctuary at the French Creek Estuary.
Active transportation includes all human-powered forms of travel, including walking, cycling, in-line skating and skateboarding, as well as electric-powered forms of travel such as e-bikes and mobility scooters.
Vancouver Island’s first eagle reserve is within $300,000 of becoming a reality.
The French Creek Shell gas station closed temporarily due to a possible COVID-19 exposure.
Here are some of the most prominent and impactful stories we reported on in 2021 (in no particular order).
The most recent service interruption was today (Dec. 30), affecting residents in Errington (Electoral Area F) and the Town of Qualicum Beach.
A proposed eagle preserve in the French Creek Estuary is closer to realization thanks to a $28,000 donation from 100+ Women Who Care Oceanside.
Up to 7,000 tonnes of biosolids from the Greater Nanaimo Pollution Control Centre (GNPCC) will be used each year at a new site located near Blackjack Ridge north of the Nanaimo Lakes.

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